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Adult acne?? Second opinion? Gross photo...

(6 Posts)
SweetElizaRose Sun 01-May-16 22:04:19

I get these appear on my shoulders every so often, they don't itch but kind of split open and tingle. I saw the GP a while back who said adult acne - I tend to not have any for ages and the. Get maybe two or three at a time. Usually when I'm stressed and rundown. This one is maybe the size of a ten pence piece.
Sorry it's gross!

MrsEricBana Sun 01-May-16 22:09:27

Sorry I don't know but I wondered maybe impetigo? I'd go back asap just so they can see when it's active and treat as appropriate.

SweetElizaRose Sun 01-May-16 22:10:19

I don't think impetigo as it's happened for years and surely they wouldn't heal and go away for weeks or months and then reappear?

Tiggeryoubastard Sun 01-May-16 22:17:10

Cold sore?

SweetElizaRose Sun 01-May-16 22:21:05

On my shoulders?

Tiggeryoubastard Sun 01-May-16 22:23:54

Can get them anywhere. They sound like they fit the bill and looking at it it could pass as one. Do they start off as a blister type of thing?

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